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High performance engines with high end features and outstanding fuel efficiency, that pack a punch.

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Versatile engines that mix performance and power with all the latest features and technology.

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Compact, yet powerful. These outboards are lightweight, portable and easy to use.

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Excellent acceleration and more economical and user-friendly operation, all in a compact design.

DF250AP FEATURES


Featuring both power and durability, the DF250AP showcases the ultimate in V6 technology.

Start system Electric start
Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection Standard
Variable valve timing Standard
Two-stage gear reduction system Standard
Offset driveshaft Standard
Over-rev. limiter Standard
Low oil pressure caution Standard
Speedometer pickup on gear case Standard
Suzuki anti-corrosion system Standard
Suzuki Lean Burn Control System Standard
Selective rotation Standard
Suzuki precision control Standard
Lean Burn
Offset driveshaft
Timing chain
Troll Mode
Suzuki Precision Control
Selective rotation
Two-stage gear reduction
Variable valve timing
Two-way water inlet
Quiet operation
Tilt limit system

SIMILAR OUTBOARDS

DF300AP

DF250

DF250AP SPECS



Shaft length X: 635mm (25") | XX: 762mm (30")
Starting system Electric
Weight X: 290kg | XX: 299kg
Engine type DOHC 24-valve
Fuel delivery system Multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection
No. of cylinders V6 (55-degree)
Displacement 4,028cm3
Bore x Stroke 98mm x 89mm
Maximum output 184kW
Full throttle operating range 5,500–6,100rpm
Steering Remote
Oil pan capacity 8.0 litres
Ignition system Fully-transistorised
Alternator 12V 54A
Engine mounting Shear mount
Trim method Power trim & tilt
Gear ratio 2.08:1
Gear shift F-N-R (Drive by Wire)
Exhaust Through prop hub exhaust
Propeller selection (pitch) 17"–27.5" (s/s)
Fuel minimum 95 (RON) octane
Warranty 5 years for recreational use

DF250AP PERFORMANCE TESTS



DF250AP tested on Haines Signature 650F

Test Conditions

Date: 1/12/2014
Location:
Conditions: Incoming Tide, Slight Breeze
Temperature: 25deg
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Haines Signature 650F

Length: 6.5m
Beam: 2.5m
Dry Weight: 1750KG
Max Horsepower: 250HP
Fuel Capacity: 370L
Weight as tested: 1750KG

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 40km/h
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 586KM
Maximum Speed: 71.5km/h
0-40km/h: N/A

Outboard: Suzuki DF250APX

Horsepower:250
Cylinder:6 cyl
Weight:236 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 16 x 17 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
650 4.1 1.7 0.4
1000 7.2 3.5 0.5
1500 10 6.5 0.7
2000 12 8.9 0.47
2500 14.2 13.5 1
3000 25 24.3 1
3500 40 28 0.7
4000 48.3 29 0.6
4500 55 37.5 0.7
5000 61 44.4 0.7
5500 66 62.2 0.9
6000 71.5 75.5 1.1

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF250AP tested on Challenger 720

Test Conditions

Date: 15/01/2014
Location: Whitianga, NZ
Conditions: Smooth, 1.0-1.74 M Swell
Temperature: 21_C
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Challenger 720

Length: 7.2 M
Beam: 2.6 M
Dry Weight: 1900 KG
Max Horsepower: 300
Fuel Capacity: 220 L
Weight as tested: 2500 KG (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 46.5 KM/H (21.5 Knots)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 317 KM
Maximum Speed: 81 KM/H (43.7 Knots)
0-40km/h: Not recorded

Outboard: Suzuki DF250AP

Horsepower:250
Cylinder:V6
Weight:274 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 15.25 x 19 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 4.9 1.9 0.4
1000 7.3 3.7 0.5
1500 11 7.2 0.65
2000 12.6 9.7 0.76
2500 15.9 16.9 1.06
3000 24.1 23.2 0.96
3500 36.1 27.7 0.76
4000 46.5 31.1 0.66
4500 52.8 46.8 0.88
5000 59.7 59.1 0.98
5500 70.3 77 1.09
6000 79.8 86.3 1.08

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF250AP tested on Kevlacat 8 M Commercial

Test Conditions

Date: 5/07/2013
Location: Manly, QLD
Conditions: Calm, Light Winds
Temperature: 18_C
Crew: 3

Test Boat: Kevlacat 8 M Commercial

Length: 8.0 M
Beam: 2.7 M
Dry Weight:
Max Horsepower: 500
Fuel Capacity: 900 L
Weight as tested: 4000 KG (Est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 42.1 KM/H (22.6 Knots)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 570 KM
Maximum Speed: 75 KM/H (40.2 Knots)
0-40km/h:

Outboard: Twin Suzuki DF250AP

Horsepower:250
Cylinder:V6
Weight:279 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 16 x 18.5 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 6.9 3.6 0.5
1000 9 7.35 0.8
1500 11.6 13.9 1.25
2000 14.8 19.7 1.35
2500 19 32.75 1.75
3000 30.4 45.1 1.5
3500 42.1 62.5 1.5
4000 50.7 80 1.6
4500 58.6 101 1.75
5000 65.7 118 1.75
5500 72 150 2.05
6000 75 176 2.35

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF250AP tested on Noosa Cat 3100

Test Conditions

Date: 9/10/2013
Location: Redcliffe, QLD
Conditions: Light Wind, .5-.75 M Chop
Temperature: 25.5_C
Crew: 2

Test Boat: Noosa Cat 3100

Length: 9.3 M
Beam: 2.85 M
Dry Weight: 3300 KG
Max Horsepower: 600
Fuel Capacity: 800 L
Weight as tested: 4300 KG (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 42.5 KM/H - 1.3 L/KM or .78 KM/L
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 633 KM
Maximum Speed: 79.8 KM/H
0-40km/h:

Outboard: Suzuki DF250AP

Horsepower:250
Cylinder:V6
Weight:274 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 16 x 18.5 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 7 3.5 0.6
1000 9.5 7.5 0.75
1500 12 13.5 1.1
2000 16 17.5 1.15
2500 21.5 29.5 1.35
3000 32.5 46 1.55
3500 42.5 51 1.2
4000 50.5 65 1.3
4500 58.5 90 1.45
5000 65.5 106.5 1.6
5500 74.5 142 1.9
6000 78.2 168.5 2.15

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF250AP tested on Yamba Welding Naiad 10 M MRNSW

Test Conditions

Date: 17/05/2013
Location: Yamba, NSW
Conditions: Fine, Calm
Temperature: 25_C
Crew: 3

Test Boat: Yamba Welding Naiad 10 M MRNSW

Length: 10.0 M
Beam: 3.2 M
Dry Weight: 3850 KG
Max Horsepower: 600
Fuel Capacity: 560 L
Weight as tested: 4500 KG (est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 33.8 KM/H
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 463 KM
Maximum Speed: 77 KM/H
0-40km/h: Not recorded

Outboard: Suzuki DF250AP

Horsepower:250
Cylinder:V6
Weight:268 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 16 x 18.5 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 7.3 3.85 0.9
1000 10.2 7.75 0.85
1500 12.6 15 1.2
2000 15.6 18.5 1.2
2500 22.7 30 1.4
3000 33.8 39.5 1.15
3500 43.4 60 1.4
4000 52.3 74.5 1.4
4500 60.4 85.5 1.5
5000 67.6 116 1.7
5500 72.2 145 2.1
6000 74.5 164.5 2.25

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison

DF250AP tested on Kirby Marine Naiad 8.5 M Commercial

Test Conditions

Date: 15/10/2012
Location: Mandurah, WA
Conditions: 5-10 Knot S/Westerly
Temperature:
Crew: 3

Test Boat: Kirby Marine Naiad 8.5 M Commercial

Length: 8.5 M
Beam: 2.8 M
Dry Weight:
Max Horsepower: 500
Fuel Capacity: 600 L
Weight as tested: 3500 KG (Est)

Conclusion

Optimal Cruise Speed: 47.5 KM/H (29.3 Knots)
Cruise Range (Approx) Based on 95% Fuel Capacity: 475 KM
Maximum Speed: 85.6 KM/H (45.9 Knots)
0-40km/h:

Outboard: Twin Suzuki DF250AP

Horsepower:250
Cylinder:V6
Weight:274 KG
Gear Ratio:2.08:1
Propeller:Suzuki 16 x 20 3 Blade Stainless Steel

Suzuki Performance Figures

RPM Av KM/H L/Hr Av L/KM
700 6.6 3.8 0.58
1000 9.3 7.6 0.82
1500 12.4 14.7 1.18
2000 13.9 22.3 1.61
2500 23.8 33.5 1.41
3000 36.5 43 1.18
3500 47.5 57 1.2
4000 57.5 80 1.39
4500 65 91 1.4
5000 72.5 123 1.7
5500 78.8 148 1.88
6000 85.6 184 2.15

Suzuki Fuel Consumption Comparison